Reasons for betting on Kevin Anderson vs Pablo Carreno-Busta tip
Karen Anderson and Pablo Carreno-Busta reached their first Grand Slam semifinals. The two players will have a chance to do something unimaginable. To arrive at the Grand Slam finals and to have a shot at the title. We have to be honest and say that we do not believe that an opportunity like this one is going to repeat in their respective careers, ever again. The draw was merciful with them and several other situations were working in their favour also.
So prepare to see one pretty odd semifinals.
Kevin Anderson overview
The South African had a pretty good job until now. But we have to add that he did not have some proper challenges. In the first round, he easily defeated who Juan Cruz Aragon 3-0. Anderson had a similar task with Gulbis in the second round 3-0. Then he used the fatigue of Borna Coric, who defeated Alexander Zverev day before. Young Croatian had no energy, and was an excellent victim for Anderson 3-0. The first set he lost was against Paolo Lorenzi in the round of 16 and that happened after a tie break. Eventually, the South African was pretty convincing 3-1. Following this, we saw one fantastic match against Sam Querrey which lasted for a 3 and a half hours. Amazing serves on both sides, and three tie break sets provided a pure spectacle for the fans. Anderson was not so impressive, and the game could have gone both ways.
He had luck in the decisive moments, especially in finishes of tie breaks, 3-1 7-6(5), 6-7(9), 6-3, 7-6(7).
Up to this point, his serve is functioning perfectly, and it is the main reason for victories. To be honest, he did not have many fantastic opponents, but never the less Kevin Anderson’s success is not to be diminished.
Pablo Carreno-Busta overview
The Spaniard hasn’t lost a single set at US Open. This is something pretty unreal, especially when we say that his opponents were in excellent shape recently. Same as with Kevin Anderson they are not top players, but they were pretty good recently. Carreno-Busta opened his tournament with a win against Evan King 3-0. Cameron Norrie was his second victim and he defeated him with the same result, without putting too much effort in it. The first big test came against Nicolas Mahut, but the Spaniard was excellent not giving a chance for the big server to get close. He beat him routinely 3-0, and that is the first match when we saw that he’s capable of doing something big. The teenage sensation Denis Shapovalov had a chance to defeat the Spaniard, but after 3 tie breaks, Carreno-Busta advanced to the quarterfinals. It was an incredibly intense match were little details decided and in the end, a big win for the Spanish player 3-0. The most recent game was against Diego Schwartzman, and Carreno-Busta won after almost 2 hours without any troubles 3-0.
The Spaniard has a high percentage of first serve and points won on his first serve. Also, he is patient when building the point.
Head to head matches
The two players met only two times before this one. On both occasions, Kevin Anderson had more success. The first time was in Casablanca, Morocco, and the South African was better on clay turf 6-3, 6-3. The most recent match was just several weeks ago in Canada at Montreal Masters. Anderson was better with the same result 2-0.
Prediction for Kevin Anderson vs Pablo Carreno-Busta tip
The bookmakers heavily underestimated Pablo Carreno-Busta and we think that the odds on him are very high. We would risk and play that the Spaniard is going to win.
The second bet would be the exact result, 3-2 for Pablo Carreno-Busta 3-2.